Latest Social philosophy Stories

Altruism Probably Arose From Selfishness Say Researchers
2013-01-24 08:27:55

Jedidiah Becker for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online According to a new study in the latest edition of the journal Evolution, one of humanity´s noblest virtues may ironically have its origins in one of our most vile impulses. The quest for the origin of altruism and self-sacrifice in human societies has long captivated the imagination of social scientists and anthropologists. Now, a team of researchers from Princeton University and the University of Arizona has suggested...

2013-01-10 05:04:25

With the first semester over and students considering their options for the end of the academic year, many are enrolling as volunteers to gain valuable experience and improve their prospects for the competitive university and postgraduate application process. (PRWEB) January 09, 2013 It´s no secret the admissions procedures for medical schools across North America are becoming ever more testing and students are now facing tougher competition for places on their desired courses. An...

2013-01-08 05:03:32

Employee Recognition and Incentive Solutions Provider Honored for Best Advance in Rewards and Workforce Recognition Technology. New York, New York (PRWEB) January 07, 2013 Madison Performance Group, a global leader in innovative Workforce Recognition and Incentive Solutions, announced today that it is a recipient of a coveted Brandon Hall Bronze Award for excellence in the “Best Advance in Rewards and Recognition Technology” category. “This award is a testament to our...

2013-01-01 05:01:50

The art of gift giving can be difficult and this holiday season you may end up with more things you feel like returning than keeping. Toronto-based online survey company Tellwut asked panelists from across North America to tell us about the worst Christmas present they had ever received. With over 70 entries, choosing which present was the worst proved to be a difficult task for Tellwut members. (PRWEB) December 31, 2012 While Tellwut℠s online contest received entries of items you...

Word of the Day
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.